Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems
Ruiz writes to Academic Council regarding strengthened campus security
April 2, 2013Letter details planned improvements in emergency preparedness, emergency communication protocols and network-security practices.
Students examine Russian networks in action
February 22, 2013MIT-Russia program sends 12 students to Moscow as part of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Networks” IAP course
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
MIT's CSAIL launches new center to tackle the future of wireless and mobile technologies
October 11, 2012Will address major technical challenges facing wireless field, bring together academia and industry
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Sharing data links in networks of cars
July 5, 2012A new algorithm lets networks of Wi-Fi-connected cars, whose layout is constantly changing, share a few expensive links to the Internet.
The elusive capacity of networks
May 15, 2012Calculating the total capacity of a data network is a notoriously difficult problem, but information theorists are beginning to make some headway.
Real-time speech communication on packet networks named an IEEE Milestone
February 3, 2012MIT Lincoln Laboratory's role in this seminal R&D effort is honored
How spider webs achieve their strength
February 2, 2012It’s not just the strength of the silk itself, a new study finds; the silk’s way of stretching and the structure of the whole web help it resist damage.
Many man-made and natural networks have same underlying architecture
November 3, 2011In first DES4, Albert-László Barabási explains the concept of scale-free networks using the Web.
Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone
August 25, 2011A network of dashboard-mounted phones can collect data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to avoid inefficient stopping and starting.
December 10, 2010An MIT project provides a way to preserve information in constantly changing networks, without resorting to a shared server.
Cars as traffic sensors
September 24, 2010A new algorithm optimizes the dissemination of information about traffic and road conditions through networks of wirelessly connected cars.
Web sites that can take a punch
March 17, 2010By preventing web applications from deviating from their normal behavior, a new MIT system can keep them online even during a cyberattack.